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Men of invention and industry


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Phineas Pett: Beginnings of English shipbuilding.--Francis Pettit Smith: Practical introducer of the screw propeller.--John Harrison: Inventor of the marine chronometer.--John Lombe: Introducer of the silk industry into England.--William Murdock: His life and inventions.--Frederick Koenig: Inventor of the steam-printing machine.--The Walters of the 'Times': Invention of the Walter press.--William Clowes: Book-printing by steam.--Charles Biaconi: A lesson of self-help in Ireland.--Industry in Ireland: Through Connaught and Ulster to Belfast.--Ship-building in Belfast: By E. J. Harland, engineer and shipbuilder.--Astronomers and students in humble life: A new chapter in the 'Pursuit of knowledge under difficulties'


Publisher London, J. Murray
Pages 412
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number nrlf_ucb:GLAD-100919113
Digitizing sponsor MSN
Book contributor University of California Libraries
Collection cdl; americana

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